The Swedish actress Bibi Andersson who preside the jury, was at a news conference on the first day of the 1999 World Film Festival in Montreal.
First casted by Ingmar Bergman in a 1951 soap commercial, she quickly became one of his leading actesss, she also worked with many other movie directors such as Robert Altman and in theater and televisions dramatics classics.
This year, the jury members are : Percy Adlon ; German director (Bagdad Cafe, Salmonberries, ...), Charlotte Laurier, Canadian actress, Mario Monicelli ; Italian director, Pat O'Connors ; Irish director and producer(Cal, Dancing at Lughnasa), Stephen Rea ; Irish Actor (The Crying Game) and Fernando Solanas ; Argentina director.
Photo : (c) Pierre Roussel, 1999
KEYWORDS : Bibi Andersson, celebreties, cinema, World Film Festival, Montreal.